Safety Blog


Limiting Fentanyl Exposure for First Responders

Fentanyl is a prescription drug and its misuse represents a growing public health crisis in some parts of our country. The misuse of this drug is causing tragic consequences not only for users but for the first responders called to oversee different situations where fentanyl is present.

Stay Alert on the Roads

Abatement Andy says, "Stay alert on the roads!"

Ladder Safety Begins At Home

Tis’ the season when Dad and Mom begin the task of decorating the house using everybody’s favorite tool, the ladder - and it can come in all sizes and combinations.

Winterize Your Vehicle

Abatement Andy says, "Winterize your vehicle for your and other's safety!"

Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is the act of composing, sending, reading text messages, email, or making other similar use of the web on a mobile phone while operating a motor vehicle. CAA recently conducted a poll where Canadians indicated that texting while driving is now their number one road safety concern.

Properly Selecting and Applying Bandages

Did you know there is a right way to apply a bandage? Sticking with wrapping up an injured limb in an "over/under/around" fashion may not be enough.

Water Safety

As summer rolls into its peak, and as the weather increases and temperatures get hotter, people need to keep cool! Public pools, lakes, and even rivers become a popular location for friends and family to gather and enjoy some refreshing, relaxing, and exciting activities. But as we all know, any body of water poses a risk to the safety of yourself and others.

Protecting Young Workers

Common sense or best practices...whatever it may be, sometimes it escapes us. You are paid to do a job, not to lose mobility, or worse. Too often, safety in the work place isn't considered until it’s too late.

Dangers of Industrial Pressure Washers

When you think pressure washer, you don’t always think “danger,” however there are some really big dangers associated with these machines. The use of this equipment by persons not adequately trained or persons not provided with the proper tools, equipment, and safe work procedures significantly increases the risk of injury to workers.

Preparing a Jobsite for a Storm

Safety doesn’t end when you leave the worksite to go home, especially when there is a storm coming – maybe even one as strong as a hurricane.

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